The American International School of Johannesburg is committed to fostering justice, equity, diversity and inclusion throughout our school community, and we are continually furthering our practices and behaviors as we strive to live these ideals.
Child Protection Statement
AISJ maintains strong child protection policies & procedures, this ensures that our students can pursue their education in a safe, secure, and caring environment. All faculty and staff are required to undergo criminal background checks, attend annual training sessions and sign a safeguarding agreement.
This position will consist of a full-time assignment including elective sections of Technology and Robotics. The Technology Teacher will have a significant role in defining future pathways of technology in the High School, a role that will involve significant curriculum design.
The High School operates on an 8-period rotating block schedule, and teachers are assigned to teach 5 of 8 blocks. In addition, most teachers are assigned the role of Eagle Forum Teacher which is similar to an advisory teacher and, as an Eagle Forum Teacher, facilitate and teach the Well-being course for one hour a week and meet with their Eagle Forum Students during Eagle Forum Time four days a week.
The Technology teacher should have:
Secondary license or certification for teaching technology or related subject with a preference for a master’s degree
Successful experience teaching technology courses
Experience with the VEX V5 Robotic system
Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers and others
Positive attitude and proven belief that all students can learn
Ability to differentiate instruction for all learners
Ability to establish and participate in collaborative structures
Proven ability to develop successful academic programs
Proven ability to moderate assignments at all levels to ensure collective understanding of achievement
Proven ability to use learning data to explore and improve teaching and learning practices
Ability to engage students in language learning activities using a variety of current social media forms
An active online profile
Successful experiences with advisory (pastoral programming)
Successful experiences with inspiring or leading innovative practices
Teachers at AISJ are expected to:
Communicate and liaise on a regular basis with fellow team department/grade members with regards to planning, assessment, parent and community contact, subject organization and classroom issues including discipline, expectations and routines
Moderate assignments on a regular basis
Communicate and liaise with other school colleagues promote social and emotional awareness
Take an active role in the advisory of class groups
Constructively contribute to, staff meetings
Maintain up-to-date records of assessment, attendance, planning, reports, conferences, and communication with parents
Engage in ongoing professional development opportunities
Establish links with the parent community to ensure that parents are kept well informed about student progress
Assist, as required, in the development of social and emotional curricular materials
Act as a resource/contact/support for new staff members (i.e. curriculum, schedules, procedures)
Participate in and, assist with, school events as required
INSPIRE LEARNING AND BUILD OUR BETTER WORLD
The purpose of AISJ is to provide exceptional educational experiences in a diverse and nurturing environment in order to inspire learning and build our better world. We cultivate an inclusive community of learners so that we empower global citizens to fulfil their future purpose.
The American International School of Johannesburg fosters a positive culture and is committed to Community Principles that include:
We are better when we act together.
Our differences make us stronger.
Every voice counts. Every voice matters.
Every team needs individuals. Every individual needs a team.
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In order to complete the AISJ application process, please click here and complete the electronic form. Information captured on this form will be stored on a secure database and will be used to complete a quick reference check on vacancy compatibility. Please take note all couples need to submit individual applications.
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